Senior Digital Designer/Art Director job, Johannesburg, Dunkeld

Remuneration: market related
Location: Johannesburg, Dunkeld
Remote work: Not applicable
Level of education: Diploma
Job level: Medium/Senior
Own transportation required: Yes
Travel requirement: Casual
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Artistic director
Company: Instinctive partners

job description

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic person digital designer/art director to join our growing digital and creative team, working from our Johannesburg office

We are looking for someone who is passionate about digital and design.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working on various digital and design projects alongside account managers, social media managers, partners and creative directors in the B2B and B2C space.

The designer’s mission is to design graphics for our global clients from concept to completion. You must be a highly creative and innovative designer capable of producing designs that positively affect business, campaigns and communications.

The designer will also be responsible for several projects in our clientele and our local and international offices, at all phases of execution.

You must pay close attention to detail and provide world-class customer service. The designer will be responsible for creating assets across digital including websites, animations, social media cards, MS templates, annual reports and more.

Experience required

  • Minimum of 7-8 years of professional graphic design/art direction experience in social, animation, web design and print.
  • Recognized degree in design, marketing or equivalent.
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design, design principles, layout, composition and color.
  • A high degree of conceptual creativity for design, layout and attention to detail.
  • High level skills with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, XD, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • An understanding of digital and social media best practices and design principles.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Ability to study, understand and adhere to and adapt to existing corporate identities.
  • Design and final delivery of print and online materials across digital and print.
  • Conceptualize new design and digital ideas and tactics to drive client performance.
  • Animation skills for social media and video editing.
  • Work closely with the core team of PR, IR, digital and research partners to ensure executions meet requirements.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with creative teams, maintaining strategic and creative thinking to develop innovative and actionable creative campaigns.
  • Take the pulse of digital and social media developments/innovations and ensure that the work delivered in this space adheres to best practice creative principles.
  • Extensive skills in Adobe Photoshop and XD for social media development and web design.
  • Understanding of digital user experience for online and print design applications.

Applicants should submit a concise summary CV and portfolio. Only selected candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Please note that design testing will be required for this application.

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail.
  • Don’t let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Creativity and innovation.
  • Generates new and innovative approaches to problems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly qualified to advise, coach and strategize with professional clients.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability.
  • Quickly adapts to changing priorities and conditions in an always-on environment.
  • Deal effectively with complexity and change.
  • Problem-solving mindset.
  • Flexible attitude to test new approaches and adjust activities to solve unique client challenges.
  • A proactive thinker who likes to meet customer needs beyond the simple brief.
  • Team work. Communicates with peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Masters in Time Management.
  • Resilience and self-confidence in your abilities.

Company Description

Who we are
Instinctif Partners is an EMEA corporate communications consultancy with an advisory pool of industry experts in capital markets, public relations, crisis management, public policy, marketing, social media and digital .
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, we partner with our local and international clients to provide strategic consulting, public relations, SEO content, creative, social media, digital and data reporting solutions.
At Instinctif Partners Africa, we apply industry intelligence to understand your business and customer needs to inspire innovative data-driven content that influences your strategic business goals.

Posted Jul 01 1:09 PM, Closing date Jul 15

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